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the photos showing the aftermath of the horrific home invasion that left jennifer hawke-petit and daughters heyley and michaela dead following a week of chilling video of jennifer's last minutes alive and grueling testimony by william petit, the lone survivor. >> we have a lot of support. would like to thank friends and people from all over the state and all over the country for their notes and texts and e-mails who have been very sp t sportive. >> he addressed reporters outside court. >> we're happy with the way the prosecution is presenting its case and things are moving along at a reasonable pace. >> the case turned to photographs of their torched home that told the tale of torture and murder. this is jennifer's sister. >> we have lived with this for over three years and we did walk through the house a long time ago so those images really stay in your mind even though you wish they could leave. >> there were pictures of fire-ravaged bedrooms cords still tied to bedposts prosecutors say restrained the daughters. both girls died of smoke inhalation. >> what that does is really put a pictu
dr. jennifer ashton and jennifer hartstein will be here, as well, in a few minutes. >> if you are moving long distance or ever have you know it is a nightmare and also can be a scam. people will quote you a price on the phone. when the truck actually shows up they double or triple the price. our susan koeppen will show us a mover who did that in front of our hidden cameras and we'll show you how to protect yourself. >> first a check of the news. good morning. >> the joys of moving. good morning to everyone. this morning southern florida is on flood alert a soaking tropical depression is now making its way up the coast. maximum sustained winds at this hour of 35 miles per hour. our miami station joins us now. >> reporter: good morning. south florida getting quite a soaking i'm ankle wading in ankle-deep water. we're on miami beach and when you have the downpours, flooding is a concern, exactly what is happening on o the roadways giving motorists who come through the area quite a bit of trouble making their way through. of course, that's something to be cautious about. in prepar
stuff. we're going to do that with rebecca jarvis, dr. jennifer ashton and jennifer hartstein here as well in just a few minutes. >>> also ahead this morning, if you're moving long distance, ever done it, you know it is a nightmare, but it can be more than that. it can be a scam. one price on the phone, when the truck shows up, they double or triple the price. susan koeppen will tell us a mover who did that from noin fr our hidden cameras. we'll talk about that. >> now to the newsdesk. >> good morning, everyone. >>> southern florida is on flood alert. a soaking tropical depression making it's way up the coffee at 35 miles per hour. our miami station wfor joins us with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica. in south florida, they're getting quite the soaking. myself, i'm actually wading in ankle-deep water. we're here on miami beach. when you have the constant do downpours the concern is flooding. that is what is giving motorists quite a bit of trouble making their way through. of course, that's something to be cautious about. in preparation for this storm, wate
. william petit, his wife, jennifer and two daughters, haily and mckayla were asleep in their home. these ex-convicts broke in, allegedly tied up william and attacked his wife and children. >> caused such drama it affects people for years to come. >> reporter: police were tipped off when the intruders took jennifer to a bank and forced her to withdraw thousands from her account. a bank teller called police but by the time they arrived, the two children and mother were dead. house burned to the ground. they tried to escape but crashed into a barricade. william petit, who barely made it alive, suffered severe injuries. at a memorial service days later, he spoke about the tragedy. >> i guess if there's anything to be gained from the senseless deaths of my beautiful family, it's for us to all go forward. >> reporter: over the last three years he has launched a craw sad to have both men convicted and executed for their crimes. fighting proposed bills to ban the death penalty in connecticut. dr. petit, the survivor, made his plea very public and the governor reportedly decided not to sign the bill
. police setting up extra checkpoints searching for homicide bombers. jennifer griffin just back from afghanian, she shares her case next hour. >>> ile bottom box a royal flyer, after months of training prince william graduates today as a fully qualified search and rescue helicopter pilot for the british air force. jenna: well, it's the acid attack that never happened. a washington state woman who said a stranger threw acid in her face, now admitting to police and the rest of us it was all a lie. pictures, beth they shoerer with burns to her face made headlines all over the world. we certainly covered it on "happening now". how could you not? cops got a search warrant after elements of her story didn't add up, confess to go what police found in her home. >> it kept cascading, a domino effect until we felt we had the information we needed to go in with a search warrant and confirm what we were concerned about. jenna: with us on the phone, a reporter who had a doubt all along, mark griffith of the vancouver voice. mark, if you had a hunch that something was wrong here, why? >> reporter:
. >> reporter: in court petit endured the 911 call made by a teller in this bank, where his wife, jennifer, seen here on this surveillance video, was taken by her attackers. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in a car outside the bank. she is getting $15,000 to bring out to them. if the police are told they will kill the children and the husband. they have their faces covered. she is petrified. they told her they wouldn't hurt anybody if she got back there with the money. she believes them. i think she's walking out now. >> reporter: she walked into the ultimate nightmare. hayes and his accomplice, joshua komisarjevsky, took her home, where she was sexually assaulted. her two children were tied to their beds. her husband was tied to a pole in the basement. dr. petit managed to escape by untying himself and running to his neighbors. so why did it take 33 minutes for the police to arrive to the home? and why didn't they attempt to enter? the police said in court they followed standard hostage procedure
video shows petit's wife, jennifer, at a bank that july 2007 morning, trying to withdraw $15,000 in cash. >> what's your emergency? >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. >> okay. her husband and family -- >> yes. they're tied up, she said. they told her they wouldn't hurt anybody if she got back there with the money. she believes them. >> reporter: the suspects, stephen hayes and his accomplice, took jennifer hawke-petit back home and sexually assaulted her before killing her. they set fire to the house, killing 17-year-old hayley and 11-year-old michaela. the two suspects crashed into a police cruiser, trying to flee in petit's minivan, and were taken into custody. stephen hayes and joshua komisarjevsky, who's awaiting trial, could get the death penalty. richard cantu, abc news. >>> tropical storm carl is back into t of his carl blew across mexico's yucatan peninsula yesterday, dumping heavy rains on the region's tourist reso the storm is expected to gain strength and slam back into kenength and slam back int
strategy, jennifer griffin is live in washington on this, bob woodward wrote the book, what are the most explosive revelations, now, public, jennifer? >> reporter: you have heard the president talk about his desire for a team of rivals, but, this takes rivalry and in fighting to a new level and there's an under lying impression, bill, that the president thinks the pentagon and his generals are trying to get him to expand the war in afghanistan. allah vietn via vietnam and, robert gates, in 2010, we will not have a conversation about how to do more, we will not want to hear we're doing fine, mr. president, but, we would be better if we do more, the book says and we will not have a conversation about how to change the mission, unless we are talking about how to draw down faster than anticipated in 2011. and, the president according to woodward gets frustrated when he keeps getting presented plans to expand the war when all he is looking for, in his own words, is an exit strategy, bill. bill: jennifer, it is clear in the book, based on the excerpts, it is clear, i should say, that this is a
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